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on this search. >> police are still out here looking for the gun man, who fled on foot. just a few minutes ago they opened up the scene. the shooting happened on this busy -- this busy street during a very busy time of day. >> witnesses say they saw the truck parked at the back side of the popeyes. it was there for several minutes when a man with a gun walked out. >> we looked up and we saw that armored truck. we did not really believe it. >> these men were in a park across the street. the gun man ran off and police say one of the armored truck in police -- and one of the armored truck employees drove the driver to the medical center just a few blocks away. >> when the victim arrived at the hospital he was conscious
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and breeding. no word yet on his -- he was conscious and breathing. no word yet on his condition. >> tonight, the president went to fairfax -- today, the president went to fairfax to meet with what he called "average americans." >> in fairfax, president obama staunchly defended his and plan for moving forward. >> to not intervene would have been irresponsible. i do not know an economist, a democrat or republican, who would suggest otherwise. >> he wants tax cuts targeted to small businesses and people making less than $250,000 per
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year jointly. a creek in my neck right here. >> i bet you do. >> the senior republican said he is willing to vote for that plan. but if the only option i have is to vote for those at 2 under $50,000 and below, of course i will vote for that. -- $250,000 and below, of course i will vote for that. but i want better options. >> i do not think republicans have anything to offer as far as economic advice. >> it is a very retro political environment right now they are both saying what they think the public wants to hear in terms of getting reelected. they're not giving us any help at all. >> despite john boehner saying he would reluctantly support the president's plan, mitch mcconnell said not a single senate republicans will support
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a tax compromise that does not include all americans, regardless of income level. >> senate republicans are saying they will oppose any effort to give tax cuts if any -- if the upper level income is excluded. the president is wanting to cut -- the president does not want the tax cut for those making less than $250,000 to expire at the end of the year. >> mayor fenty it bore a donovan mcnabb jersey today that said fenty on the back. fenty says he will prevail. there are urging party members to come out and vote. >> on this primary eve, one of
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the candidates picked up an endorsement. bob ehrlich received an endorsement from john mccain. became cold air like a fine guy. he was governor once before. -- mccain called bob ehrlich a fine guy. he was governor once before. bakernce george's county, and jackson are vying for the nomination. polls are open until 8:00 p.m. from 7:00 a.m. tomorrow. >> an evacuation after a powdery substance was found in the visitors' gallery. police determined it was not hazardous. also new at 6:00 p.m., the nigerian man accused in the
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christmas-day bombing attempt aboard the plane said he wants to represent himself in court. abdulmutallab made that statement in court today. the judge advised him against that decision, but he is on trial for attending to use weapons of mass destruction. >> -- attempting to use weapons of mass destruction. >> sunday night on field master drive, 44-year-old david patton, armed with a handgun, rushed into the home of his victim, steven carr. the allegedly tied up carr and his friend before shooting carr. the two men had argued over a speed of the carr had successfully lobbied for it in front of his home. >> i think it is shocking that someone will take a life over a
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speed bump when the area is filled with kids. >> stephen carr had accused patten of assaulting him in his driveway in june. >> mechanical problems at the weekend metro station. also, -- of the wheaton metro station. also, the elevators are not working. we will bring you more as we get information. serrah showered, her fiance and and another male friend had been imprisoned in iran for your now after entering illegally in 2008 while hiking on the border of iraq. they are accused of being spies. her family hopes to get her back
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to the u.s. for treatment of a severe medical condition. new details on the disaster in the gulf tonight. the researchers found new patches of oil at the bottom of the sea. some of them are 2 inches thick and scientists are testing to see if it is new oil or from the bp spill three months ago. >> coming up, travel troubles if you're a frequent flier. the new report. you will not like it. >> and why some may not be happy with what the imam behind the controversial and newark mosque is saying. >> -- new york mosque is saying. >> right now, it is a late weather -- late summer weather pattern.
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>> you are watching abc7 news at 6:00 p.m., on your side. >> tonight, the imam behind the mosque at ground zero makes some tough comments when it comes to lower manhattan. >> this is absolutely disingenuous, that -- as many
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have said, that the block is hallowed ground. to claim that it is hallowed ground, is hallowed ground in one sense, but it does not act. >> he also says the location is important because it will serve as a platform where their focus on peace can be magnified. >> and the battle over taxes is brewing between montgomery county and metro. montgomery county is asking metro officials for an exemption. nearlyx could cost metro fo $3 million this year. the higher energy taxes are part of the plan to fill the $1 billion budget shortfall. >> passengers had to wait longer this july compared to a year ago. the nation's largest airlines were on time nearly 76.7% of the
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time, a slight drop from the year before. just three planes were stuck on the tarmac for more than three hours, compared to 61 planes a year ago. a new system will allow workers to report incidents without fear of reprisal. still to come, winter is still a few months away, but tonight we will look at whether we can expect another smelly one. -- snowy one. >> and how much longer will this nice weather last? >> it was a very beautiful day at the ballpark and an
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mechanical problems -- we know this is due to mechanical problems with elevators and escalators, but we do not know what is causing the problem. we'll have an update later tonight. >> some of us are wondering if we're going to have another tough winter. >> i hope not. >> drawing on more than 200 years of experience, the hagerstown almanac predicts no repeat of last year's terrible snowstorms. rembert, in february we got more than 30 inches of snow in just two days, but the almanac says, not this time around. >> i think that is great news. too much snow last year. >> a sign of relief for residence monday, but how reliable is the almanac? doug hill says, well, not very. >> it really is like if you get it. there is no scientific method
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for forecasting that far ahead of time. >> over the years, methods for predicting the weather have gotten more and more involved. >> it is going to be a bit colder than normal. but probably not as cold as last winter. >> the man behind the forecast uses a series of charts and measurements that pick up patterns over the years. >> the accuracy varies a lot depending on the cycles. gregg's in a good month, -- >> in a good month, and 90% accurate. in a bad month, 40% accurate. but regardless of whether he is every time, he every tim has the support of the masses this time. >> you called it last year, though. >> i do not think anyone knew it would be quite as malley, remarkable a winter as it was.
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snowy, remarkable in winter as it was. we will see what happens. >> sunshine, fairweather, the clouds, warm temperatures. 81 degrees at fairfax. highs in the mid 80's. it is 83 in gaithersburg. 81 reported in the district. let's venture over to the storm scan to give you the latest on igor. guay off indialantic is a tropical storm julia pureed -- way off in the atlantic is a tropical storm julia. it looks like igor will be very close to bermuda by saturday as a category 3 storm. it is a big storm, but for now at least out in the middle of
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nowhere in the atlantic. the heights tomorrow will be in the mid 80's and below will be 63. 86 in fredericksburg and 86 in frederick. if you take the next six or seven days an average it out, we're pretty much where we should be. a couple of days above average and a couple of days below. no major storms to talk about across the continental u.s. the little bit of rain that we had yesterday was to wash the pollen count out of the air. we may see a scattered showers on friday. tamara, breezy and in the-degree range. -- tomorrow, breezy and in the
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80-degree range. by friday, a chance of a few showers and it will cool off again just in time for the weekend. 62 degrees in the mid cities and in the 50 cozied in the suburbs by morning. -- in the 50's in the suburbs by morning. by thursday, a for 70's. saturday and sunday and monday, absolutely seney and delightful. -- absolutely sunny and delightful. >> the redskins are a lot of fun to watch. >> they are fine. and i mean, it came down to the wire last night. >> home teams are 11-3 and that
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included the redskins. to be brutally honest, the game should not have come down to that final play. the angelo stock did and stripped it and scored to make it 10-0. >> my whole time i was just trying to wake the ball up. i have been getting a lot of criticism this preseason. i was able to get my hands on the ball and score. >> they work on that every day at practice, but it was not all good. this kings took points off the board, as you know, and then failed -- to the skins to choke points off the board, as you know, and then failed to score.
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larry johnson ran out of bounds at the end of this play, which stopped the clock and it essentially gives the cowboys aide -- an extra time out. that is a mental error. this is a tough play. this has to be picked off and just in the game. here is the last play. romo's touchdown pass to roy williams would have been the game winner, but because of the obvious call, it didn't happen. today, mike shanahan talked about his first win with the redskins. >> if you look at the end of the half, at the end of the game, at k, at the last racket play he gets a holding call. but without that type of effort,
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it showed me that guys were willing to play for 60 minutes. >> no question about it. they sure gave albert haines a lot of attention on the telecast last night. his every move was scrutinized and criticize. he did have a little bit. he continues to get more comfortable with the 3-4 defense. >> the situation is what it is. i did my job out there. >> [unintelligible] >> it is not my decision. i'm just a player. >> the bottom lines, the redskins are 1-0 with the taxes coming to town next week. when the maryland team scored 65 points against anybody, that is
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